watch one's step
phrasal to proceed with extreme care ; act or talk warily

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • watch one's step — {v. phr.} To mend one s ways; exercise prudence, tact, and care. * /I have to watch my step with the new boss as he is a very proud and sensitive individual./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • watch one's step — {v. phr.} To mend one s ways; exercise prudence, tact, and care. * /I have to watch my step with the new boss as he is a very proud and sensitive individual./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • watch one's step — phrasal : to proceed with extreme care : act or talk warily the columnist dealing largely with news always has to watch his step if he is to avoid distortion F.L.Mott * * * watch one s step To go carefully, esp with a view to not giving offence… …   Useful english dictionary

  • watch one's step — ► mind (or watch) one s step walk or act carefully. Main Entry: ↑step …   English terms dictionary

  • watch one's step — See mind one s step …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • watch\ one's\ step — v. phr. To mend one s ways; exercise prudence, tact, and care. I have to watch my step with the new boss as he is a very proud and sensitive individual …   Словарь американских идиом

  • watch one's step —    If you tell someone to watch their step, you are advising them to be careful how they behave in order to avoid getting into trouble.     There is zero tolerance in this school for bad behaviour, so watch your step! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • watch one's step — be careful with what one does …   English contemporary dictionary

  • watch one's step — verb a) To move cautiously b) To be cautious …   Wiktionary

  • mind (or watch) one's step — walk or act carefully. → step …   English new terms dictionary

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